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University of Dayton

Dining Services
Made-to-order items

1. We provide access to ingredient information for made-to-order* items. *Made-to-order - Meals that are prepared on request and to your specification in the dining hall. Examples include a sandwich station, omelet station, burrito station, etc.

Made-to-order items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[YES]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
 
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
 
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Specific areas

All short order stations have ingredient information available online.

Self-Serve Items

2. We provide access to ingredient information for self-serve* items. *Self-serve - Meals that are served buffet-style in a dining hall. These are typically high risk for cross-contact and are best avoided by diners with food allergies.

Self-Serve Items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[YES]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
 
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
 
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Specific areas

All areas have ingredient information available online.

Made-To-Order Areas

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.

Made-to-order areas
[SOME]
Specific areas

Deli and Grill stations have cross contact procedures in place.

Self-Serve Areas

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.

Self-Serve Areas
[SOME]
Specific areas

Food items are safely stored. Staff is trained on avoiding cross-contact with food allergens. During food preparation, procedures are in place to prevent cross-contact. Students may request self-serve items from back-up containers and for food to be cooked separately in clean pan. Labeled foods indicate the top 8 allergens. Full ingredient information is available online. Kitchens and serving areas are kept clean.

Pre-Order Meals

5. We have pre-order meals* available. *Pre-order meals - Custom meals that can be ordered in advance by a diner so they are ready for pick up at a specific time. Typically these can be ordered online or by phone/text.

Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[NO]
Allergy-Friendly Station

6. We have an allergy-friendly station*. *Allergy-friendly station - A food station where specific ingredients are banned, typically including many or all items in the Top 8 allergens and gluten.

Do students have access to an allergy-friendly station?
[YES]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Additional Information

All outside food is banned from the allergy-friendly space, called the A+ Room. Dining staff stocks the A+ Room with a variety of foods such as gluten-free, dairy free, egg free, and nut free products. All items are in original manufacturer packaging, or labeled to list any allergens. All foods are individual self-serve items. Also available are gluten free mac & cheese, gluten free pasta with marinara, and allergen free chicken breasts, each cooked by our Chef, labeled and wrapped, and put in the refrigerator in the A+ Room. A dietetic student worker bakes a gluten-free item about once each week. The A+ Room is only accessible to students with a food allergy or special diet, and need key card access to enter. The A+ Room has a toaster, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, pizza cooker and a toaster oven.

Dining Services Staff Member Trained?

7. We train dining services staff members.

Dining services staff trained?
[SOME]
Who?
managers
chefs
registered dietitian
hourly staff
How often?
at least once a year
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
ServSafe Allergen by National Restaurant Association
What topics are covered?

Food allergies and celiac; avoiding cross-contact; special meal preparation; anaphylaxis; emergency response;

Registered Dietitian on Staff?

8. We have a registered dietitian* on staff. *Registered dietitian - Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who are often tasked with helping students with food allergies navigate the dining halls.

Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[YES]
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained

9. We train our RA's.

RA’s trained
[NO]
Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food

10. We have inclusive resident life programs* including food. *Inclusive resident life programs - Programs in the resident halls often include food. Inclusive resident life programs will offer students with food allergies the opportunity to request safe food alternatives for events they attend in the dorms.

Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[YES]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

Students work with Housing & Residence Life staff to communicate their food allergies, if staff is not already aware.

Additional information

Housing & Residence Life staff wants to create an inclusive environment through programming and this includes providing food options for all that may have a food allergy or diet restriction.

Accommodations for Roommate Assignments

11. We offer accommodations for roommate assignments. *Every accommodation request is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. A housing accommodation cannot be guaranteed prior to an individual evaluation.

Accommodations for roommate assignments
[YES]
[YES]
How does the school provide accommodations?
facilitating roommate agreements involving food allergies upon request
working with students to change roommate assignments if it becomes necessary
Does the housing office process requests?
[YES]
Where can students get more information?
Housing and Residence Life
937-229-3317
Disability Services Office Processes Food Allergy and Celiac Disease Accommodation Requests

12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.

Disability services office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests
[YES]
Other departments a student should contact?

no

How can a student submit a request?

OLR online form: "Initial Accommodation Request" http://udayton.edu/ltc/learningresources/onlineforms/index.php

Additional Information

Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions or concerns(937-229-2066) or disabilityservices@udayton.edu

Health Services

See what health services we offer >

What health services are offered?
food allergy management care
prescriptions for epinephrine
fulfill epinephrine prescriptions in our pharmacy
seasonal allergy shots
We do not have an allergist; however, we provide allergy shots ordered by outside physicians and have primary care physicians who can work with students for control of their allergy symptoms.
Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response

13. We have stock, undesignated epinephrine* available for emergency response. *Stock, undesignated epinephrine - Epinephrine that is prescribed to a college or university rather than to a particular student. This epinephrine is kept on hand to use for any student that experiences anaphylaxis.

Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[YES]
Where?
healthcare facilities
Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[YES]
Who are the emergency responders?
on-campus emergency responders
Emergency Response Policy

See what our emergency response policy allows for >

What does the policy allow for?
designated, trained staff to help administer a student’s epinephrine or stock, undesignated epinephrine in an emergency
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
on-campus emergency responders carry epinephrine for use in an emergency
Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Joan Bauman, MS, RD, LD
937-229-2446
Disability Staff Contact
Office of Learning Resources
937-229-2066
Last updated:
March 3, 2017

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